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Malloy warns CT employee unions of nearly 1,100 layoffs planned for May


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration notified state employee unions this week that nearly 1,100 workers could face layoffs in May — the first stage in an alternative cost-cutting plan if...

Panera Bread introduces delivery in Hartford metro area

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Starting today, Panera Bread is offering home and office food delivery in the Hartford metro area, and in Groton, adding more than 120 delivery jobs, said the franchisee, the Howley Bread Group.

CT adds jobs in March, unemployment rate ticks up

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Connecticut gained 1,300 net jobs in March, while the jobless rate ticked up for the third time this year, to 4.8 percent, the latest state labor survey shows.

Trump, Murphy agree federal agencies should 'buy American'


There’s at least one thing U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, a frequent critic of Donald Trump, sees eye to eye on with the president – the need to close loopholes in laws that requires government...

Analysis: CT firearm industry shrinks, but still powerful

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The firearm and ammunition industry's economic impact in Connecticut has slowed in recent years, despite the sector experiencing growth throughout the rest of the country, according to analysis from...

Harris first to explore run for governor since Malloy exit


Jonathan Harris, who resigned Monday as commissioner of consumer protection, intends Wednesday to become the first Democrat to open an exploratory committee for governor since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...

CT's economic outlook 5th worst in U.S.

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Connecticut's economic outlook is fifth worst in the nation, according to a new study that compares states' economic competitiveness based on several criteria including tax burden.

UTC pledges half its corporate leaders will be women by 2030

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Farmington-based United Technologies Corp. said Tuesday it is committing to gender parity in its corporate leadership by 2030, with the goal of having half of its top roles filled by women.

Report: Fewer CT, New England unemployed in '16

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Connecticut's unemployment rate dropped six-tenths of a percentage point, to 5.1 percent at the end of 2016, following a similar trend across New England in which there were fewer jobless residents,...

NY digital ad pro buys majority stake in New Britain Bees

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Anthony Iacovone, founder and CEO of the New York mobile advertising technology company AdTheorent, has acquired a majority interest in the New Britain Bees.

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